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waking you up with a little madonna to you. good morning. >> thank you so much for starting your week and your day with us. and we start for you with a fox news alert happening right now. a team is out inspecting the site of the alleged chemical weapons attack in syria. >> this comes as it looks like the united states is edging closer to a military response there. doug has the latest for us. what can you tell us? >> the white house first of all is dismissing reports out of the uk that an attack is imminent, but clearly the u.s. military is preparing for action at least four u.s. destroyers are moving close to syria to prepare for something. the syrian government meantime has finally agreed as you just mentioned to allow those u.n. inspection teams to the sites of the suspected chemical weapons attacks last week. that all begins today, but an administration official
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dismissed this last minute decision. quote, at this juncture, any belated decision to grant access to the urn te.n. team would be d to be too late to be credible. the regime of assad has been determined to be blame. the president's thinking isn't quite clear on this as he was whisked to a golf course for five hours. the white house is under intense pressure from allies to act and some members of congress are joining the chorus. >> i think we will respond in a surgical way and hope the president as soon as we get back to washington will ask for authorization from congress to do something in a very surgical and proportional way. something that gets their attention, that causes them to understand that we are not going to put up with this kind of activity 37. >> the timing here, though, is still very much in question. and it may be complicated by the fact that these u.n. teams are
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now on the ground looking for evidence of chemical weapons attacks. >> all right, doug, thanks so much. a massive search is under way for missing arizona teenager. police say john's car was found abandoned in southwest oregon. it had not broken down, was not out of gas and was left unlocked with money inside. the father is worried that his son may have gone into the wild. >> his identification, his money, everything he had with him is still in the car and he's just completely missing. >> david says that his son, john, is a big fan of the movie into the wild, it is about a guy who runs away and lives in the wilderness. a friend reportedly told his dad that john may have planned this. he was expected back in class at a community college last monday. >> his family says it's like looking for a needle in the hay stack. the search is turning up very
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few leads at this point for that high school math teacher who vanished in the mountains of california. matthew green was there to hike the seern sierra, a region with extremely steep terrain and many peaks soaring to 13,000 feet. but he reportedly stayed behind at a campground when he had some car trouble. he was last heard from on july 1 16th and friends are baffled because they consider this pennsylvania man an experienced outdoors man. talk about rewarding poor performance. documents show two-thirds of professors at veterans affairs scored $5.5 million in bonuses in 2011 even though the claims backlog surged by 55% in that time. and the baltimore office which has the longest wait times in the country by the way gave average bonuses of $1100 to 40% of the staff. the investigation found that the bonuses essentially encourage
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woork workers to avoid claims that require extra work and reward quantity over quality. veterans affairs says it is processing more claims than ever. the nsa bugged the united nations and has been spying on countries at the headquarters for a year. this according to a german newspaper. spies reportedly cracking the coding system for a video conference room according to secret documents provided by ed ward snowed. t snowden. spies monitor movements in 80 embassies and consulates across the globe. the mtv video music awards were all about justin timberlake. ♪
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>> it was an awesome performance. timberlake took home the top prize of the night, shred i don't of the year for his song mirrors. he also received the michael jackson video van guard award. ♪ >> timberlake talking about former boy bandmates n sync who joined him on stage for a special performance. the last time they sang together was back in 2003 and justin said that it was great to be with them again. >> he gave them credit for giving him a start. which that was very nice. in serious news this morning, president obama will award the military's top honor to army staff sergeant ty carter this afternoon. he will receive the medal of
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honor for running into the line of fire to provide ammunition and to provide aid to troops during a 2009 battle in afghanistan. kelly wright has the latest for us. >> good morning. is th this is a dramatic story about a young man who deserves the medal of honor. it is the highest award given to members of the u.s. military. they are ordinary people who do extraordinary things beyond the call of duty. such is the case of army staff sergeant ty carter. he will be receiving the medal of honor for his heroic actions in afghanistan. he was a calvary scout there in the 4th infantry division. and a report of his action states that on october 3, 2009, at combat outpost keating,
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carter risked his life to deliver ammunition and medical aid to members of his troop involved in a fierce firefight with more than 300 taliban insurgents. the taliban opened fire with rocket propelled grenades and gunfire killing eight soldiers and wounding 25. it was described as one of the bloodiest battles of the afghan war. and carter received wounds as he helped save lives. in fact he also risked his life to pull specialist steven mace to safety who was wounded by gun fire and he says all the heroic acts are immeasurable, simply stepping out of the door was an act of courage in itself. you can see the impacts of the bullets, you could smell the smoke of the rocket propelled grena grenades. the white house ceremony will take place this afternoon. a proud nation thanks ty carter for his valor and service to
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defend this nation. >> absolutely. thank you so much. kelly wright, live for us in washington. if just a few hours, the sentencing phase of the ft. hood shooter trial begins. major hasan faces the death penalty for killing 13 and injuring more than 30 others when he opened fire nearly four years ago. his fate in the hands of 13 senior army officers, they must vote unanimously to give him the death penalty or he will receive life in prison. under military law, a death sentence would trigger an automatic appeal. the panel is expected to hear two or three days of testimony. officials say the prosecutors might bring up to 16 witnesses. hasan remained silent for much of the trial. it is unclear if he will bring any witnesses. and while you were sleeping, high winds fueling wildfires already burning out of control in california. firefighters say inaccessible terrain, strong winds and dry conditions there making it very difficult to fight these fires.
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the rim fire has consumed nearly 225 square miles and firefighters say it is only 7% contained. >> right now i'm just trying to keep my kids calm and not have them worry too much about what's going on up there and letting them know that our house is still there. >> and san francisco is 150 miles away and still in a state of emergency because that fire is edging closer to a vital part of the city's water supply. and now to an extreme weather alert. parts of nevada hit with heavy rain. you can see this once busy highway in clark county turned to a muddy raging river. this making a major mess for the drivers there. >> maria molina has more. what else can they expect, any reli relief? >> we're seeing a lot of heavy rain. in california, we have the
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raging wildfire, where we need the rain, but we're getting it in nevada. and the forecast is for more heavy rain in the four corners region and even southern parts of california. so just several hundred miles away from the wildfire in northern california. so you can see that we already picked up several inches of rain. the ground is already saturated. the forecast is for more rain. so we have a number of flash flood watches in effect from southern california up into parts of western colorado and a number of warnings are also in effect because flooding is ongoing. several more inches in the forecast. locally 2, 3, every higher amounts are possible. the other big story is the extreme heat. summer not close to over. 100 degrees will be your high temperature in the city of minneapolis. you factor in humidity, and we're talking heat index values up to 105. possibly even 110. so excessive heat warnings in effect out here. >> thank you so much, maria. well, august has been rough
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enough on markets. but september is historically the worst month for stocks. did you know that? and this week we have five big economic reports that are due out. and here with that and all your other top business stories, let's go to the fox business network. >> it's the last week of summer, but still a lot of economic data for the market to digest. today we expect to see durable goods orders released and then tomorrow on tuesday, the case-shiller home price index. economists are expecting to find home prices rose 12.2% year over year. and tuesday also brings the gauge of consumer confidence. and the second quarter gdp second revision will be released on thursday. and personal spending growth will be released on friday which we expect to see grow 0.3%. and donald trump is being sueded by the new york attorney general for $40 million. the real estate mogul helped run
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a phony trump university that promised to make students rich but instead misled customers into paying for expensive courses it did not deliver. the agency said many of the 5,000 students who paid up to $35,000 thought they would at least get to meet trump, but instead what they got was a picture in front of a life sized model of the tv host. trump responded saying that the lawsuit is false and politically motivated. he'll appear on fox and friends to respond at 7:00 eastern time. and walmart is trying to polish up its image by pushing for more made in america products. the retailing giant hosted its first u.s. manufacturing summit last week just after walmart pledged to buy $50 million more in u.s. goods over the next decade. it's its latest attempt to boost its image which has been criticized by labor groups that it eliminates jobs with its low prices. production costs in asia have risen and shipping costs
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continue to go up. >> thank you very much, jo. appreciate it. well, today is national dog day. and we're celebrating our little four legged friends. we'll start with a picture, these are my little guys. sax is 12 pounds and sassy on the right. and it says playing dress up, but this is what they look like when you pick them up from the groomers. >> and this is our make up artist's lisa's dog who looks excited to be awake. >> oreo looks like smehe's smilg with her eyes closed. >> send us your pups and we'll show them throughout the show. coming up, police asking for help finding this teenager wanted for the brutal murder of a world war ii veteran. the latest on the search for a suspected killeder. plus a frightening moment at a sonoma raceway as an indy car
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now a fox news alert. the manhunt still under way for the second suspect in the brutal beating death of a world war ii hero. >> this crime sent shockwaves through the entire nation. two african-american teens accused of beating delbert belton. they left him for dead. he died from his injuries at the hospital. and this morning one of those teens is still nowhere in sight. authorities in spokane doing all
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they can to find key in an adams kinard. tributes are continuing to pour in for belton also known as shorty. he was wounded in the battle of okinawa. his great nephew was on on fox and friends for a message for the says pekts. sgle didn't deserve to die. he would have died for you. if you had asked him for anything. after this happened, a lot of people i knew started coming ouftd the woodwork talking about he did this for me and he did that for me. a buddy of mine used to buy car parts from him. it's shocking. i can't believe that this even happened. >> he also says police are being tight lipped about the investigation because they don't want to tip off kinard. >> let's hope they find him soon. thank you so much. and in the other case of senseless teenaged violence, calls are growing now for
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president obama to weigh in on the thrill killing of australian baseball player chris lane. lane was shot to death by three teenagers while jogging in oklahoma. two were african-americans and one has tweeted he hated white people. and here is what oklahoma's governor mary fallon said when asked if president obama should offer condolences to lane's family. >> i think it would be a these gesture for him to do that and especially since the country of australia has expressed their sentiments as to the murder itself. >> many are outraged. president obama has stayed silent on the case even though he spoke out about the shooting of trayvon martin. the u.s. may be on the verge of taking action against chemical strike in sear yarks but a new report says america did nothing to stop a similar situation in the '80s. citing newly released cia document, foreign policy reports
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saddam hussein used u.s. intelligence to fire chemical weapons at iran in 1988. the attacks helped tilt the country's war with iran to iraq's favor. the time now 19 after the top of the hour. and coming up next, here is an amazing story. a boy home alone when criminals break into the house. listen. >> i'm going to have to whisper thousand because i think they're coming in. >> you have any weapons inside the closet? >> no, ma'am. please hurry. >> what he did that might have saved his life. >> and is the search for lamar odom continues. the nba star disappearing just days after admitting he's addicted to drugs.
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♪ beautiful day outside on the streets of new york city. feels like fall might be right around the corner. we hope that your day is starting great, as well, wherever you are. thank you for joining us. frightening moments at the indy car race at sonoma raceway. clipping a tire in the member of a crew. a third was hit by an air gun. dixon was outraged. she says powers' crew was there on purpose. dixon got a drive through penalty. power won the race. dixon finished 15th. everyone is expected, though, to be okay. a spokesperson for lamar odom saying the basketball star is fine despite reports that he's been missing for three days. early reports said his family and friends were worried he was
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off on a drug binge. tmz first reported odom is addicted to crack cocaine and has been for the last two years. last week his wife clokhloe kardashian reportedly kicked him out after he rejected an attempt at an intervention. a texas boy bravely calling 911 after intruders break in in the middle of the day. adam wright has the amazing story. >> 911. where's the emergency, hello? >> someone's trying to break into my house. >> reporter: you're listening to the voice of 12-year-old dionne murdoch who was left alone home tuesday when police say two burglars broke in. >> they just broke the window. >> they just broke the window. what room are you in? >> i'm in my mother's room right now. please hurry. >> i am. stay on the call. >> reporter: he was told to lock himself in the room. he hidden in in the closet
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scared for his life. >> i'm going to have to whisper because i can hear them coming in. >> reporter: and then a terrifying realization. >> they're in here. >> they're inside the room now. they're inside the bedroom where he's at. you there? okay. just stay there. the officers will catch the guy, okay? >> sounds like there are multiple people. >> reporter: officers saw two men run out of the house and into the woods. >> so is the police officer outside the house? >> yeah. but stay inside the closet cause they're trying to find the bad guys, okay? you're doing good. doing real good. doing perfect. your mom's going to be so proud of you. >> this is actually the only thing i could think of. >> well, you thought well. you're a very, very smart young man. you did a good thing. >> what a great job by the dispatcher and a very brave little boy. police in port arthur by the way now say that they have arrested
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those two suspects. the boy was home alone because his mom says that she had run an errand. >> it is 26 after the top of the hour. coming up, a mystery still in the woods. this popular teacher goes for a heek and never comes home. and this morning brand new developments that have police stumped. and another case of disregard for our nation's heros. this man has served his country, so why was one restaurant refusing to serve him? but first on this will day in history back in 2000, bring it on was the number one movie in america. the movie grossed over $17 million its opening weekend. the boys used double miles from their capital one venture card
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snow? new proof that this winter could be one of the worst in recent memories. fox and friends first starts right now. no snow out there right now, at least in new york city. it is a beautiful day or shaping up to be one and we hope that you're shaping up to have a great day, as well. good morning, it is monday and welcome to fox and friends first. >> it is still august, we're still talking about snow, though. it's 32 after the top of the hour. let's get to a fox news alert. at this very moment, u.n. inspectors are investigating where it's believed syria unleashed the chemical attack on its own people. >> and the calls are growing for the united states to take military action there.
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doug has the latest for us in washington. >> and by all indications, the united states is preparing for an attack, but the timing is still an unknown. at least four u.s. destroyers are capable of launching cruise missiles positioning themselves close to syria. is this actually precursor to some kind of an attack? a u.n. inspect team has been granted permission to examine the sites of the suspected chemical attacks last week. the white house is unmoved. a senior administration official said this, at this juncture, any belated decision by the regime to grant access to the u.n. team would be considered too late to be credible. those images out of syria last week, though, have put the white house under enormous pressure to act from members of congress, from britain, from france among others. but one white house critic questioned whether lemted action would be effective. >> if we have a response that
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simply lobs a couple of dozen cruise missiles into syria, it won't seriously affect the balance in power between the assad regime and the opposition, it won't affect the outcome of the ongoing struggle. if anything, it will make the u.s. look even more impotent. >> the u.n. meantime will begin inspections today. but their smigs limited. they will try to determine if chemical weapons were used. they will not try to determine who actually used them. >> all right. thank you. a massive search is under way for a missing arizona teenager. police say this guy's car was found an bbandoned in southwest oregon and it had not one down, was not out of gas and was left unlocked with money inside. the father is now worried that his son might have gone into the
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wild. >> this money, everything he had with him, was everything in the car. and nobody knows where he's at. he's just completely missing. >> david says he's a big fan of the movie, into the wild, about a guy who runs away and lives in the wilderness. a friend reportedly told his dad that john might have planned this. he was expected back in class at a community college last monday. well, hundreds of private lobbyists are cashing in on government pensions. a new report says that it is happening in at least 20 states. the lobbyists get public pensions because they represent counties, cities and school boards. legislatures approved them because they say they serve the public and now many states struggling to meet pension requirements are second guessing that move. illinois and new jersey are among states pushing for reform. more of abuse by the nsa. new reports the nsa bugged the united nations and has been spying on countries at the new york headquarters for a year.
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this according to the german newspaper. spies reportedly cracked the coding system for a video conference room according to documented provided by edward snowden. they also mention a special collection service where nsa spies monitor movements in 80 embassies and consulates across the globe. in just a few hours, major hasan will be sentenced. the ft. hood shooter faces the death penalty for killing 13 people and injuring more than 30 others when he opened fire nearly four years ago at a texas military base. his fate in the hands of 13 senior army officers. they must vote unanimously to give him the death penalty or he will receive life in prison. a death sentence will trigger an automatic appeal under military law. the panel is expected to maybe hear two or three days of system. officials say prosecutors might bring up to 16 witnesses. hasan remained silent for much
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of the trial. it's unclear if he will bring any witnesses. a disabled iraq war veteran kicked out of a restaurant for having a service dog. >> i see the guy in the kitchen turn around and say get that fake service dog out of my restaurant. >> that veteran suffers from severe ptsd. his service dog, not fake, jack, has all the legal paperwork. the massachusetts restaurant other than kicked him out anyway. the veteran is asking other patrons to join him in boycotting that restaurant. >> i wouldn't give my money there whatsoever anymore. plus he's asked that i not come back and i'm going to respect his wishes. >> he's filing an americans with disabilities act complaint against the restaurant. in just a few hours, ty carter will receive the medal of honor. president obama will award the military's top honor to carter for running into the line of
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fire to provide ammunition and aid to troops during the 2009 battle in afghanistan. kelly wright is live for us in washington with the latest. good morning. >> we're talking about a lot of courage under fire. the medal of honor is the highest award given to members of the u.s. military who distinguish themselves through conspicuous gallantry. they are ordinary people who do extraordinary things beyond the call of duty. and such is the case of army staff sergeant ty carter. he will be receiving the medal of honor for his heroic actions in afghanistan. he was a calvary scout with a bravo troop fourth brigade combat team there in afghanistan. and on october 3rd, 2009, a report of his actions states that at combat outpost keating, carter risked his life to deliver ammunition and medical aid to members of the troop
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involved in a fierce firefight with more than 300 taliban insurgents. the taliban opened fire with rocket propelled grenades and gun fire killing eight soldiers and wounding 25. it was described as one of the bloodiest battles of the afghanistan war. and in the heat of that battle under enemy fire, carter received shrapnel wounds himself as he helped save lives. under a hail of bullets, carter pulled a fellow soldier who was badly wounded by gunfire and shrapnel to safety. of that day carter said in an interview all the acts of that day are immeasurable simply stepping out the door was an act of courage in itself. you could see the impacts of the bullets and the rocket propelled grenades and smell the smoke. a white house ceremony will be conducted this away and a proud nation thanks staff sergeant carter for his heroic service to defend this nation. >> and we all thank him. kelly wright, thank you for joining us. and while you were sleeping, wildfires already burning out of
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control in california. firefighters say strong winds and dry conditions making it very difficult to fight. the rim fire has consumed nearly 225 square miles and firefighters say it is only 7% contained. >> right now i'm just trying to keep my kids calm and not have them worry too much about what's going on up there and letting them know that their house is still there. >> san francisco still in a state of emergency because the fire edging a little closer to a vital part of the city's water supply. and now to an extreme weather alert. tense of thousands of people feeling the heat in minneapolis. temperatures there hitting a record 96 yesterday. and even though it was extremely hot, it didn't stop the crowds of course from going to the minnesota state fair. however, dozens did have to be treated for heat related illnesses. >> maria has more on the rises temperatures plus a flood warning in another region. >> good morning. and we do have to be careful out
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across sections of the midwest because we're expecting more heat and humidity. we're talking heat index values easily exceeding 100 degrees. parts of the southwest have been dealing with a lot of tropical moisture streaming in to the area. so picking up significant rainfall and dealing with flooding across parts of southern california, parts of arizona, nevada, colorado and utah. we're still expecting more rain. so a number of flood watches and also warnings are currently in effect. now, across the center of the country, how hot will it be? take a look at minneapolis. you could reach 100 degrees today. 95 in rapid city. 96 over in kansas city and chicago also making it into the middle 90s. you add in the humidity and that will mean that it will feel like over 100 degrees, so we have a number of heat advisories and also excessive heat warnings in effect out here throughout the day today and hot temperatures forecast here for a couple more days, as well. >> thank you for the warning. enjoy the summer while it's
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here. speaking of weather. because the farmers almanac is using words like bitterly cold to describe the upcoming winter. if its predictions are true, the first outdoor super bowl in years will be a messy snow bowl. the publication says a massive storm will hit around the same time the super bowl is played at met life stadium. also predict as colder than normal winter for two-thirds of the country. but you'll still go, right? >> are you kidding? i'll bup dell ndle up and be th. and a painful day for tiger woods. a lingering back injury bringing the golfer to his knees as his shot goes way off. tiger played through the pain, though, but it may have cost him a win. he finished second. adam scott won by just one shot. >> and you got to go. did you see him? >> i did, yes. >> cool. coming up, a stunning announcement from the agency that's been delaying veterans benefits for years. the checks are in the mail?
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♪ we hope you're waking up to a great day and positive attitude. thank you for you joining us. take a look at this. caught on camera. incredible moment that lightning strike as light pole on a busy highway. it happened in taiwan, amazingly, no one was hurt.
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unlimited time off? sounds great, right? wrong. some are calling the new office trend a no vacation policy. studies say without specific vacation guidelines, many workers are scared to ask for anytime off at all. it says 57% of americans do not use all their vacation time as it is. one company came up with a solution to that. ever note. which gives unlimited vacation days, pays employees $1,000 bonus if they take at least a week off. in recent years, injured veterans have waited longer than ever to get their disability compensation, but still the v.a.'s disability claims processors are getting bonuses. let's turn to diane with a live report. what is this about? >> so an investigation by the carnegie night news 21 program has uncover that had despite a significant claims backlog, the department of veterans affairs has been giving claims processors millions of dollars
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in bonuses for excellent performances. in 2011 alone, salary data shows that while the backlog of claims pending more than 125 days increased by 155%, more than two-thirds of claims processors shared $5.5 million in bonuses. news 21 reports the bonuses are effectively encouraging processors to avoid complex claims. but they responded by saying while the number of backlogged claims was rising, workers were still processing more claims than ever and quality was improving, as well. documents show a board of appeals found in 2012 that almost three out of four appealed claims were wrong or lacking information. and as of november approximately 14,000 veterans had appeals pending for more than two years. news 21 also found that regional office management gave bonuses to some employees even as their claims backlogs grew and some of the most troubled offices gave their employees the most extra
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pay. some claims workers now fear a new push to finish all 1-year-old claims by october 1st and eliminate the entire backlog was 2015 could pave the way for more mistakes going forward. v.a. workers have processed 1 million claims a year for three years in a row now. >> at least they have set smup deadlines. thanks so much. coming up next, emergency at the ballpark. a serious health scare for former major leaguer turned tv commentator. and whoever put together this half court contest never imagined that someone might actually win it. wait until you hear what they have to pay up now. first let's check in with steve to see what's coming up on fox and friends. >> good morning, ladies. coming up, donald trump will join us, blockbuster interview. he is being sued by the attorney general of new york state for $40 million. you'll hear mr. trump's reaction first live in about an hour. plus governor mike huckabee joins us and offers advice on how to fix obamacare. then if you send a letter to the
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pope, you he might just call you back. would you know what to say? father jonathan will weigh in. and wouldn't you you like a free upgrade on your next rental car? we have the best tips and tricks to help you arrive in style. plus u.s. open is kicking off this week here in new york. this week here in new york.
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>> welcome back. we're at seven minutes till the top of the hour. while you were sleeping a health care for former baseball star johncroft taken from the park on a stretcher last night. espn says he is in good spirits and stable
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condition. he's 52 years old, played for ten seasons with the phillies, white sox and padres, a three time all star. >> cheerleader at hoover high school in alabama might need to be more responsible in the classroom. they rolled out this sign for a football scrimmage and spelled responsible with an "a" instead of an"i." luckily the game more successful. the bucks pulled out a 27-6 victory. >> the butler topping the box office for the second weekend in a row. >> i'm cecil gaines, the new butler. >> you hear nothing, you see nothing. you only serve. >> by the way, it made $17 million. we are the millers stayed put in second place with $13.5 million.
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the mortal instruments opened third with $9.3 million. >> one college freshman making a priceless basket. >> yes, that went in. that is andrew white making the half-cost shot at colorado state university. his prize, one free year of tuition. here's another angle. you can see andrew now a big celebrity on campus. >> everyone knows my name. there's definitely some people who know what i look like because i've been walking around and people are like that's the kid who make the shot. once i threw the ball i knew it was in. >> andrew won a random drawing to try to make the shot to begin with and now won a free year of tuition.
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>> next, out of syria a u.n. team on the ground. the latest development on this and what you need to know before you leave the house.
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>> it is about two minutes till the top of the hour. before you leave the house, here's what happening. a u.n. team inspecting the site of the alleged chemical attack in syria. this as the united states is edging closer to a possible military response. in a few hours an army staff sergeant will receive the medal of honor, being awarded the nation's highest honor for a 2009 battle in afghanistan. tropical storm fernand expected to make landfall today. so far no threat to the u.s. >> today is national dog day. we asked to you send in pictures. our first from laurie who says this is her dog annie. >> this one is from james who says his dog is watching from across the pond in the u.k.
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>> our last picture is this crazy one from tommy, his puppy dues in his arms on top of a horse. >> thanks to everyone who responded. we appreciate it as always. >> have a great day. >> we'll see you later. "fox & friends" starts right now. bye. >> hey there. it is monday, the 26th of august, 2013. i'm anna kooiman in for gretchen. the united states rolling in for a military response in syria as we learn an attack could come in days. we have the president's response fresh off the golf course. >>steve: talk about blurred lines. was the v.m.a.'s on mtv something from the red light district? the miley cyrus performance that has everybody talking this morning. wait until you see the reaction from the audience last night. >>brian: it's a new way to on-line date. n.s.a. employeesus